Create a Resume / Cover Letter

Your professional documents are often an employer or graduate school’s first impression of you, so you want to ensure they effectively communicate your unique skills and interests. Explore the resources below to strengthen your documents, or schedule an appointment with professional staff and peer consultants to have your documents reviewed by contacting the Career Center via email at career@ship.edu or by phone at (717) 477-1484.

4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

When you’re locked into a serious job search it’s incredibly important to stand out from the multitude of other applicants, as things can get pretty competitive and hiring managers won’t waste their time on dull and repetitive applications. One way …

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5 Essential Resume Tips for Students

The job market is competitive, so if you’re a student or recent graduate on the job hunt, you need to make sure your resume is compelling and persuasive. The good news is there are several small tweaks to make that …

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What Is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)?

As you’re searching for a job, you may notice that some postings ask you to submit your resume and others ask you for a CV. While you likely already know what a resume is, you might be wondering about a …

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Get Your Resume Noticed In Seven Seconds or Less

You’ve been applying for jobs for what feels like forever, but you’re not getting anywhere: no interviews, let alone job offers. 

A common reason you’re missing out on the interview round? Issues with your resume.

The average recruiter spends only …

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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

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Contact & Location

Phone
717-477-1484
Address

Ceddia Union Building (CUB 108)
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Career Service Hours

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Monday 8am - 6pm 2pm - 6pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm 2pm - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm